Another stock of 100,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines arrived to Sri Lanka today (August 9). Sri Lanka so far received over 400,000 Pfizer Vaccines.

Meanwhile, Sri Lankan government is considering to vaccinate school students with Pfizer COVID Vaccine aged 12 – 18 says State Minister Prof. Channa Jayasumana. Recently, an educational expert committee has given green light to vaccinate students between age 12-18 with Pfizer and Moderna jabs.

Sri Lanka is currently using 5 type of COVID Vaccines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, AstraZeneca manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, Chinese Sinopharm, Russian Sputnik V, U.S. Pfizer–BioNTech and Moderna.